If you are a fan of the superheroes genre, then you must have heard about Creature Commandos.
It is one of the most popular DC Comics out there along with Superman, Batman, and The Suicide Squad.
So, as many of you know, DC has been disconnected from films and television for a long time. Here, the tv shows and films are not connected like Marvel and Star Wars franchises.
Earlier this month, DC Studios’ new co-CEO James Gunn announced the plan for the upcoming ten years.
James Gunn and Peter Safran have mapped out the continuity of the DCU timeline in each chapter.
The upcoming Chapters of the DCU universe are called Gods and Monsters. Among the part of the first chapter, there is a project called Creature Commandos.
Creature Commandos is an animated series. It is written by the CEO himself, James Gunn.
The best part about the series is that the character can move in and out of the animation.
Since the same actor will be giving the voiceover in the series and also playing the live-action roles.
However, the audience outside the superheroes genre is unaware of the Creatures Commandos compared to the other projects.
Gladly, we are here to guide you through the detailed information about the series. Hence, sticks with us to the end.
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Creature Commandos Cast Announcement
Creature Commandos was created by JM DeMatteis and Pat Broderick on November 1980 and made their first appearance in the comic issue #93 Weird War Tales.
Moreover, Creature Commandos is a team of superhuman military teams similar to suicide squads.
So cast featuring the Creature Commandos are:
Frank Grillo, who many of you know as a Cross Bone from the MCU movie, Captain America Civil War.
He will be playing the character called Rick Flag Sr, in the upcoming DCU project not just Creature Commandos.
The interesting fact about Frank Grillo is he left the MCU after his character was underutilized.
During the interview, he felt said that MCU did an injustice to his character and there was much more to offer.
Maria Bakalova will be playing the character of Princess Ilanda Rostovic. Many of the superhero’s fans may not know her.
But she voiced the character of a space dog named Cosmo in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.
There is not a single person who does not recognizes James Gunn’s brother, Sean Gunn.
He has acted in each of the previous James Gunn movies like The Suicide Squad, and Guardian of the Galaxy.
In this series, Sean will provide the voice of the character called GI Robert.
Every Game of Thrones fan may have fantasized about Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma) at some point in their career.
The British actress is part of another big franchise where she will be playing The Bride.
So, we can expect nothing less than an academy awards level performance from her.
Zoe Chao is another underrated actress cast in the DCU alongside Steve Agee. She will be playing the character of Nina Mazursky in the Creature Commandos series.
The most notable work of Zoe Chao is Long Weekend, Senior Year, and Downhill.
Alan Tudyk is an American actor who will play the role of Dr. Phosphorus in the animated series.
He is one of the veteran voice role artists in the industry. Alan Tudyk has given the voice over popular franchises such as Ice Age, Transformer, and DACU Superman.
David Habour is one of the top guns in the superhero genre. He has played many characters such as Hellboy, and Black Widow.
He is among the list of few actors to play the role in both the MCU and DCU.
In the upcoming animated series, David Harbour will be giving voice-over to the character Eric Frankenstein.
Not just that he will also reprise the role in the live-action adaptation.
Meanwhile, Steve Agee will reprise his role of John Economos from the DC’s superhit R-rated tv show, Peacemaker.
He is the only old addition to this new superhuman military team of Creature Commandos.
What To Expect From Creature Commandos In New DCU Timeline
The new DCU timeline is created after the movie, The Flash as it reboots some of the characters from DCEU.
However, it opens a whole new opportunity for James Gunn to imbed the new storyline. Hence, the Creature Commandos is one of those animated series.
As per the CEO, James Gunn, and Peter Safran, the animated series will be similar to The Suicide Squad.
Furthermore, the Creature Commandos series will take place during the time of World War II. The main plot of this series is centered around Rick Flag Senior.
In addition, the creature commandos will be the prequel story of Peacemaker and The Suicide Squad character (Rick Flag).
Hence, it can be used as an expansion of the Task Force project before the Justice League storyline.
Creature Commandos Release Date
As per James Gunn’s announcement, Creature Commandos is the first project of the Chapter Gods and Monsters.
However, it will not be coming anytime soon as there are multiple projects to be released from the old regime like Flash, Aquaman The Last Kingdom, and The Blue Beetle.
Although, all seven episodes of The Creature Commandos are already written by the man James Gunn himself.
Fans will have to wait till mid-2025 for this magnificent animated series. It is expected to be released after the DCU’s mega-movie Superman Legacy.
The viewers must be considering where to watch Creature Commandos, well it will be released on the streaming platform, HBO Max.